Lillian Thresa Shortill

1883–1973 (Age 89)
Johnson, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Lillian Thresa

When Lillian Thresa Shortill was born on 11 May 1883, in Johnson, Wyoming, United States, her father, Thomas Patrick Shortill, was 49 and her mother, Catherine Agnes Cannon, was 44. She married Glenford Gordon Peterson on 7 May 1904. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Buffalo, Johnson, Wyoming, United States for about 20 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died in 1973, at the age of 90, and was buried in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lillian Thresa Shortill
1883–1973
Glenford Gordon Peterson
1879–1966
Marriage: 7 May 1904
Bernice Catherine Peterson
1905–1992
Inez Louise Peterson
1907–1943
Robert Nicholas Peterson
1909–1977
Alice Marie Peterson
1910–2007
Philip Arden Peterson
1915–1940

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
7 May 1904
children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Patrick Shortill

    Male1833–1902Male

  • Catherine Agnes Cannon

    Female1838–1909Female

siblings

(12)

  • Elizabeth Mary Shortill

    Female1861–1938Female

  • Catherine Shortill

    Female1863–1863Female

  • Walter Shortill

    Male1864–1921Male

  • Ellen Shortill

    Female1866–1867Female

  • Francisco Arizona Shortill

    Male1869–1928Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890

Age 7

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 24

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Irish: possibly a nickname from Old English scort hals ‘short neck’. The name was taken to Ireland in the 13th century, where it has been Gaelicized as Soirtéil.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lillian Peterson in household of Glen Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillian Peterson in household of G G Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillie Shortill in household of Thomas Shortill, "United States Census, 1900"

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